The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 130 141 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.86% 14.81% 14.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.73% 15.55% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 104 98
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £300 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £28.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.42% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.63 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-3.43% +13.71%
Developer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
659 907 870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.52% 95.27% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 517 523
Median daily rate £389 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 80 32
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £55.55 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Reading region that featured Developer in the job title.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Reading region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Reading region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 95 (42.22%) JavaScript
2 79 (35.11%) C#
3 75 (33.33%) HTML
4 74 (32.89%) CSS
5 65 (28.89%) .NET
6 59 (26.22%) AngularJS
7 54 (24.00%) MVC
8 47 (20.89%) Agile Software Development
9 46 (20.44%) SQL
10 45 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 40 (17.78%) Java
12 36 (16.00%) TDD
12 36 (16.00%) Front End Development
13 33 (14.67%) Data Protection
14 30 (13.33%) jQuery
15 29 (12.89%) Python
15 29 (12.89%) HTML5
16 28 (12.44%) CSS3
17 27 (12.00%) Security Cleared
17 27 (12.00%) Scrum
18 25 (11.11%) ASP.NET
19 24 (10.67%) Oracle
20 23 (10.22%) BizTalk Server
20 23 (10.22%) Web Development
21 22 (9.78%) Microsoft
21 22 (9.78%) Web Services
22 20 (8.89%) SC Cleared
23 19 (8.44%) JSON
23 19 (8.44%) Spring
23 19 (8.44%) Finance

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (10.22%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (4.00%) WordPress
3 8 (3.56%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.11%) CMS
4 7 (3.11%) JBoss
5 4 (1.78%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.78%) Oracle Spatial
6 3 (1.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.89%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.89%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.89%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.89%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.44%) Apache
8 1 (0.44%) IIS
8 1 (0.44%) Mule
8 1 (0.44%) nginx
8 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (7.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.89%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 14 (6.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.89%) OpenText Process Suite
4 2 (0.89%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.44%) SAP hybris
5 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.44%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.22%) Office 365
3 3 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.33%) GitHub
3 3 (1.33%) IaaS
3 3 (1.33%) PaaS
4 2 (0.89%) Bluemix
4 2 (0.89%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.56%) HTTP
2 5 (2.22%) AMQP
2 5 (2.22%) Internet
3 3 (1.33%) SSH
4 2 (0.89%) ICMP
4 2 (0.89%) PuTTY
4 2 (0.89%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.44%) DSL
5 1 (0.44%) FTP
5 1 (0.44%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.22%) MySQL
3 12 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (4.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.67%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (2.22%) GIS
9 4 (1.78%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.78%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.33%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.89%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 2 (0.89%) Essbase
11 2 (0.89%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.89%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (7.56%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.89%) Jasmine
3 8 (3.56%) JUnit
4 7 (3.11%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.11%) Maven
4 7 (3.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.67%) Eclipse
5 6 (2.67%) GoCD
5 6 (2.67%) Grunt
5 6 (2.67%) gulp
5 6 (2.67%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.22%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.78%) MSTest
7 4 (1.78%) Subversion
7 4 (1.78%) webpack
8 2 (0.89%) Bower
8 2 (0.89%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.89%) JIRA
8 2 (0.89%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.89%) Toad
General
1 19 (8.44%) Finance
2 6 (2.67%) Marketing
3 5 (2.22%) Games
4 4 (1.78%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.78%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.33%) Advertising
5 3 (1.33%) French Language
5 3 (1.33%) German Language
5 3 (1.33%) Italian Language
5 3 (1.33%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.44%) Electronics
6 1 (0.44%) Legal
6 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (33.33%) HTML
2 74 (32.89%) CSS
3 65 (28.89%) .NET
4 59 (26.22%) AngularJS
5 30 (13.33%) jQuery
6 29 (12.89%) HTML5
7 28 (12.44%) CSS3
8 25 (11.11%) ASP.NET
9 22 (9.78%) Web Services
10 19 (8.44%) JSON
10 19 (8.44%) Spring
11 16 (7.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (6.22%) Node.js
13 13 (5.78%) Hibernate
13 13 (5.78%) Sass
14 12 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (5.33%) Django
14 12 (5.33%) Entity Framework
15 11 (4.89%) REST
16 8 (3.56%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.56%) User Experience
2 6 (2.67%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.22%) Virtual Team
4 4 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.78%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.78%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.33%) Replication
6 2 (0.89%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.89%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.89%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.89%) Online Games
7 1 (0.44%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.44%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.44%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.44%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.00%) Linux
2 9 (4.00%) Windows
3 8 (3.56%) Android
4 6 (2.67%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.33%) CentOS
6 3 (1.33%) Debian
6 3 (1.33%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.33%) Unix
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (24.00%) MVC
2 47 (20.89%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (16.00%) Front End Development
3 36 (16.00%) TDD
4 33 (14.67%) Data Protection
5 27 (12.00%) Scrum
6 23 (10.22%) Web Development
7 18 (8.00%) SOLID
8 16 (7.11%) OO
9 15 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (6.22%) CRM
10 14 (6.22%) Waterfall
11 13 (5.78%) DevOps
12 11 (4.89%) System Testing
13 10 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (4.44%) Data Analysis
13 10 (4.44%) Unit Testing
14 8 (3.56%) API Development
14 8 (3.56%) Open Source
14 8 (3.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 95 (42.22%) JavaScript
2 79 (35.11%) C#
3 46 (20.44%) SQL
4 40 (17.78%) Java
5 29 (12.89%) Python
6 15 (6.67%) PHP
7 13 (5.78%) C
8 12 (5.33%) T-SQL
9 11 (4.89%) C++
10 10 (4.44%) Bash Shell
11 9 (4.00%) Ruby
12 8 (3.56%) Go
13 7 (3.11%) PL/SQL
14 6 (2.67%) F#
14 6 (2.67%) Haskell
14 6 (2.67%) OCaml
14 6 (2.67%) Rust
15 5 (2.22%) PowerShell
15 5 (2.22%) VB.NET
16 4 (1.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (8.89%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.89%) Degree
4 4 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.33%) MCITP
6 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.44%) ISEB
6 1 (0.44%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (1.33%) SLA
2 2 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 11 (4.89%) Docker
2 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (4.44%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.33%) SELinux
2 3 (1.33%) WMI
3 2 (0.89%) Ansible
4 1 (0.44%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 24 (10.67%) Oracle
2 22 (9.78%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.56%) IBM
4 5 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.33%) Adobe
6 2 (0.89%) Hyperion
6 2 (0.89%) Sage
6 2 (0.89%) SAP
6 2 (0.89%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.89%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.44%) Alterian
7 1 (0.44%) ATG
7 1 (0.44%) Endeca
7 1 (0.44%) hybris
7 1 (0.44%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.44%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.44%) Telerik
7 1 (0.44%) Zend
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